Kenneth Legesi

Kenneth Legesi

Supporting SME businesses by providing data-driven, action-oriented solutions to challenging business problems; Business-minded management consultant / data scientist with a demonstrated ability to deliver valuable insights via data analytics and data-driven methods. Key advisor with experience gained across different industries (Real Estate, Energy and Resources, Financial Services, Public Sector) for driving business growth; and profit improvements. Kenneth has experience across the following fields: Management Consulting; Corporate Finance; Data and Quantitative Analysis; Financial Modeling; Data-Driven Insights; Data Mining and Visualization; Artificial Intelligence/ Machine Learning Applications. He has applied his knowledge to the following areas:

  • Data Hackathon for Financial Inclusion, Uganda: mentor to Code Eagles team developing ‘Secure Cash’ a product to enable SMEs businesses exploit use of mobile money account to extend business transaction data collection and enable development of a credit profile to seek credit funding through a peer to peer platform;

  • Literature review and concept notes for machine learning applications to identify applicable techniques and frameworks to business challenges. Being applied to a fintech startup business using transaction data and public data sets to develop solutions for credit scoring, fraud detection and direct marketing

  • Oversee development of a database and managing data inputs, cleansing and validation for over 5,000 data points for utility business’ assets working with a web and mobile app for the generation, view and central management of data to derive insights and analytics as part of an asset valuation exercise.